Skip-the-Line: Best of Vatican Tour – Basilica Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums

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See the best of the Vatican City, with an expert guide. You benefit from the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican’s collections.

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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See the best of the Vatican City, with an expert guide. You benefit from the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and more. Throughout the tour your guide will talk about the history of these iconic locations and tell you about some of the artistic gems in the Vatican’s collections.

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Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

You will get the tour right away; visiting the Belvedere Courtyard, the Pio-Clementino Museum and the large collection of Ancient Roman and Greek statues.

You’ll move next through the Gallery of Tapestries and then the Gallery of Maps; one of the most valuable collections of Renaissance maps in the world. In the Sobiesky Room you will see one of the Vatican’s largest paintings, which is home to some beautiful frescoes.

One of the most enchanting stops on the tour is Raphael’s Rooms. These rooms were decorated for Pope Julius II, and some of Raphael’s greatest works, the Parnassus and the School of Athens.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

Sistine Chapel and its beautiful works of art, Michelangelo, Botticelli and others on the walls and ceiling. Your guide to the chapel, which is still in use today – as the setting for the papal election – Conclave.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Peter’s Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

The next stop will be Saint Peter’s Basilica where you see Michelangelo’s Pietà and Bernini’s Canopy

The tour will end in Saint Peter’s Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace as well as the glimpse of the colorful Swiss Guards.

Duration: 1 hour



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